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The Lady Megan Arvon Lloyd George (22 April 1902 to 14 May 1966) was a British politician, the first female Member of Parliament for a Welsh constituency, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. She later became a Labour MP. April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The Liberal Party was one of the two major British political parties from the early 19th century until the 1920s, and a third party of varying strength and importance up to 1988, when it merged with the Social Democratic Party to form a new party which would become known as... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ...


The youngest child of David Lloyd George, she was born in Wales, at Criccieth in Caernarfonshire, in what is now Gwynedd. Like her brother Gwilym (later created Viscount Tenby), she followed her father into politics. After her father was raised to the Peerage as Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor, she was known as the Lady Megan Lloyd George. David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, OM, PC (January 17, 1863 – March 26, 1945) was a British statesman and the last Liberal to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... Criccieth (Welsh: Cricieth) is a town on the Llŷn or Lleyn peninsula in Gwynedd, traditional county of Caernarfonshire, north Wales. ... Caernarfonshire, also known as Carnarvonshire or, in Welsh, as Sir Gaernarfon, is a maritime traditional county of Wales, bounded N. by the Irish Sea, E. by Denbighshire, S. by Cardigan Bay and Merionethshire, and W. by Caernarfon Bay and the Menai Straits, which separates it from Anglesey. ... Gwynedd is an administrative county in Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd. ... Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby, (4 December 1894 - 1967) was a British politician and cabinet minister. ... Viscount Tenby, of Bulford in the County of Pembroke, is a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ... The Peerage is a system of titles of nobility which exists in the United Kingdom and is one part of the British honours system. ... The title of Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1945 for David Lloyd George, the former Prime Minister. ...


She became the first female MP in Wales when she won Anglesey for the Liberals in the 1929. She refused to support Ramsay MacDonald's National Government in 1931 and successfully held Anglesey as an Independent Liberal until 1935. She held the seat again as a Liberal from 1935 to 1951. National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... Ynys Môn is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Right Honourable James Ramsay MacDonald (12 October 1866–9 November 1937), British politician, was twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom the term National Government is in an abstract sense used to refer to a coalition of some or all major political parties. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


Prominent among the radicals in the Liberal Party, she opposed what she saw as the party's drift away from her father's brand of liberalism. In 1949 she was named Deputy Leader of the party in a bid to create unity, but after losing her seat she stood down in 1952 and in 1955 defected to Labour. In 1957 she stood against the Liberals as the Labour Party candidate in a by-election in Carmarthen and won the seat from them, which she held until her death in 1966. Note: This is not an article about Liberalism in the United States or in any other specific country, but it discusses liberalism as a world wide ideology. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ...


Throughout the 1940s and 1950s Lloyd George campaigned for a Welsh assembly and the creation of a Secretary of State for Wales. // Events and trends The 1940s were dominated by World War II, the most destructive armed conflict in history. ... // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the baby-boom from returning... The post of Secretary of State for Wales came into existence in October of 1964, the first incumbent being Jim Griffiths, MP for Llanelli. ...


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David Lloyd George (1143 words)
David Lloyd George (January 17, 1863 - March 26, 1945) was a British statesman and the last Liberal Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Although born in Manchester in 1863, David Lloyd George was a Welsh-speaking Welshman, the only Welshman ever to hold the office of Prime Minister in the British government.
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Megan Lloyd George - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (400 words)
Lady Megan Lloyd George CH (22 April 1902–14 May 1966) was a British politician, the first female Member of Parliament for a Welsh constituency, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party.
After her father was raised to the Peerage as Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor, she was known as Lady Megan Lloyd George.
From 1936 to 1956, Lady Megan was the mistress of Philip Noel-Baker, a Labour MP and peace campaigner.
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